smart home

IMILAB C20 Review – Home Security Camera with Night Vision

Xiaomi has been investing in products from all segments and currently has partnerships with several brands in the production of smart home devices. And a

Remo DoorCam 2 review

The Remo DoorCam 2 over-the-door home security camera is flawed in both concept and execution Home security cameras are some of the most popular smart

Wyze Watch is a $20 smartwatch with blood-ox and 9-day battery life

Smart home company Wyze continues to break down price barriers with a new Wyze Watch smartwatch that costs a mere $20 (around £15). Despite the

Amazon Sidewalk will not come to the UK, and that’s probably a good thing

Amazon has announced the rollout of a controversial new networking product called Sidewalk, which will use its Echo, Ring and other smart home devices to

Amazon Echo Buds get a new Apple AirPods-beating feature to keep you fit

The Amazon Echo Buds are the smart home giant’s first true wireless earbuds, and they’ve just been given a host of new features to help

Wyze Watch 44: Affordable Apple Watch smartwatch clone looking likely

Cheap device maker is back for another bite of the wearable pie Wyze Labs – makers of incredibly cheap and incredibly popular smart home tech

Blue by ADT home security system review: ADT takes another shot at the DIY security space

Blue is a vast improvement over ADT’s first smart home security system, but bugs remain. Early last year, security giant ADT bought LifeShield, a home security

Amazon Echo speakers get a nifty upgrade for building your smart home

Connecting all your smart home devices just got easier for Amazon Echo users, as the company is rolling out a new feature for the Alexa

Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs. Ring Video Doorbell 2

Smart home security company Ring has come a long way since its beginnings on Shark Tank and subsequent acquisition by Amazon a few years back.

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Generation) vs Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

Wondering whether you should buy the new Echo Dot or the old one? Step this way, as we run through the differences to help you

Google Assistant Guide – Features, entertainment, smart home and more

Google Assistant is the search giant’s voice-activated virtual assistant that features in the Google Home and many Android phones alike. Designed to answer questions, manage

Wyze Cam v3 arrives with weather-resistant design for outdoor use

Smart home company Wyze has released the third version of its cube-shaped Wyze Cam, keeping the same $20 price tag but adding some notable features

Amazon Alexa Guide – Features, entertainment, smart home and more

The brains behind many smart products, Amazon Alexa is the voice assistant that powers the Echo smart speakers, newer Fire TV devices and more. As

5 reasons to use Android 11’s quick access smart home controls

The smart home is always evolving, so while it may seem like there’s a level of complexity with gadgets communicating with each other and various

Smart TVs: Everything you need to know

A smart TV makes it easy to stream movies and shows, and newer models offer voice control and smart home integration. What is a smart

Acer Halo smart speaker serves up Google Assistant with RGB and an LED display

Most of Acer’s announcements today centered around laptops and PC gaming in some form, but one surprising reveal was that of the Halo smart speaker.

Xiaomi Mi Smart Speaker Review

Xiaomi Mi Smart Speaker finally landed in India just in time for Amazon Great Indian festival 2020 and Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2020. The

The one Homepod mini feature that Alexa can’t touch

The HomePod Mini has a smart speaker trick that Amazon and Google don’t When the Apple HomePod mini arrived, my smart home savvy friends were not exactly

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Review

More than any company except Google itself, Lenovo has been in the business of making Google Assistant-powered smart home devices. From smart displays to hybrid

The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is like an Echo Dot for Android owners

For smart home owners, it’s been a busy few weeks of announcements: last month, Amazon unveiled its slate of new smart assistant-equipped speakers and displays

Google Assistant lands on select Samsung Smart TVs – RIP Bixby?

Samsung has revealed the Google Assistant has arrived on a selection of its 2020 Smart TVs. In a support post, Samsung says the helpful voice

Amazon Echo Input – Review 2020

Need a little more Alexa in your life? Amazon’s Echo Input ($34.99) is basically the microphone portion scooped out of the top of an Echo

Google Nest Audio Review

The Nest Audio is Google’s latest rival to the Amazon Echo 4. It sits between the super small Nest Mini and Google Home Max in

New Blink Indoor & Outdoor vs Old indoor & Blink XT2

Today Amazon has announced Blink Outdoor and Indoor – Blink’s all-new flagship wireless smart home security cameras that run on two AA lithium batteries for

Amazon has a creepiness problem

Amazon is either brazen, blasé, or oblivious to its privacy reputation, and the result is borderline-creepy products like Ring Always Home Cam and the Echo

Amazon’s new Low Power Mode for Echo actually sounds pretty useless

Amazon just announced a new Low Power Mode for its next-generation of Echo products, which is designed to ensure less electricity is consumed when the

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Nest Mini: which compact smart speaker is best for you?

The best smart speakers of 2020 are hard-working gadgets, giving you access to your favorite music and clever voice assistants, and allowing you to control

Amazon hardware refresh coming next week – new Echo and Alexa products afoot?

As if this month couldn’t get any busier, Amazon has revealed it plans to refresh its line-up of Alexa products next week. On September 24,

Amazon Echo Studio vs Sonos One: which smart speaker is best for you?

The Amazon Echo Studio and the Sonos One are among the best smart speakers you can buy, offering voice control of your smart home devices,

Finest gadgets coming out of IFA 2020

Held in Berlin, IFA acronym for Internationale Funkausstellung is the biggest consumer electronics show in Europe. Often seen as a warm-up for the CES in